Minnesotan sought for poaching prized Zimbabwe lion Cecil

Jul 29, 2015

Minnesotan sought for poaching prized Zimbabwe lion Cecil

Zimbabwean police said Tuesday they are searching for an American who allegedly shot a well-known, protected lion known as Cecil with a crossbow in a killing that has outraged conservationists and others. Authorities on Tuesday said two Zimbabwean men will appear in court for ...

Six Minnesota men charged with trying to join Islamic State

Apr 21, 2015

Six Minnesota men charged with trying to join Islamic State

Six Minnesota men have been charged with terrorism in a criminal complaint unsealed Monday, the latest Westerners accused of traveling or attempting to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group. The six, whom authorities described as friends who met secretly to plan ...

Dec 24, 2014

114-year-old woman who challenged Facebook age policy dies

A 114-year-old woman who challenged Facebook after the social media site wouldn’t let her list her real age has died. Anna Stoehr, one of Minnesota’s oldest residents, died Sunday in her sleep after several days in hospice care, according to her son, Harlan Stoehr. ...

Jul 30, 2014

Liberians in U.S. worry about Ebola outbreak

An outbreak of Ebola in West Africa may seem like a distant threat to many Americans, but it is stirring fear in Minnesota, home to thousands of Liberian immigrants. The potentially Ebola-related death last week of a Liberian government official whose wife and children ...